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    Palmerton’s Owen Buck lays up a shot as Wilson’s Robbie Swiatek (11) defends. RICH GEORGE/SPECIAL TO THE TIMES NEWS

Published January 17. 2019 12:32PM

The Weatherly girls basketball team clinched a District 11 playoff berth on Wednesday.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Weatherly-LLA

Weatherly punched its playoff ticket with a 74-34 non-league win over Lincoln Leadership Academy.

The Wreckers’ Megan Peifer netted a game-high 18 points, while Emily Zoscin, Lindsey Hoffman and Ashley James followed with 14, 12 and 10, respectively.

Ramsey Rodriguez led LLA with an 18-point performance.

Weatherly moves to 11-3 overall on the season.

WEATHERLY

Zoscin 6-1-2-14, Barnes 0-0-0-0, Hinkle 1-1-2-3, Hoffman 5-0-0-12, Provizzi 3-0-0-8, Jones 0-0-0-0, James 5-0-0-10, Strouse 0-0-0-0, Heister 0-0-0-0, Lowman 0-0-0-0, Peifer 7-3-5-18, Hernandez 3-0-0-6, Miller 1-1-2-3. TOTALS: 31-6-11-74.

LINCOLN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY

Rodriguez 8-0-0-18, Cabeza 1-0-2-2, Landis 1-0-0-2, Marmolejos 0-0-0-0, Watkins 4-1-2-9, Maldonado 1-0-0-2, Lane 0-0-0-0, Shipmen 0-1-4-1, Andino 0-0-0-0, Medina 0-0-0-0, Pineda 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 15-2-8-34.

Weatherly 23 25 16 10 - 74

LLA 11 11 10 2 - 34

Three-pointers: Weatherly – Hoffman 2, Provizzi 2, Peifer 1, Zoscin 1; LLA – Rodriguez 2.

No.Lehigh-Palisades

A 23-point fourth-quarter surge helped Palisades pull away for a 57-48 Colonial League victory over Northern Lehigh.

Jada Saeger paced the Bulldogs (6-10 overall; 4-7 CL) with a 25-points, while Emma Niebell followed with a career-high 18.

NORTHERN LEHIGH

Guelcher 1-0-0-2, Lear 0-0-0-0, Hoffman 0-0-0-0, Saeger 9-4-6-25, Seier 1-1-2-3, Niebell 7-1-2-18. TOTALS: 18-6-0-48.

PALISADES

Campbell 0-0-0-0, Williams 9-12-14-32, Odle 4-3-5-11, Stianson 2-0-0-5, Olmstead 0-5-8-5, Marlon 1-0-0-2, Meadows 1-0-0-2. TOTALS: 17-20-27-57.

NL 11 11 11 15 - 48

Palisades 10 11 13 23 - 57

Three-pointers: NL – Saeger 3, Niebell 3; Palisades – Williams 2, Stianson 1.

Northwestern-Notre Dame

Cassie Murphy’s 29 points sparked Notre Dame of Green Pond to a 46-29 Colonial League victory over Northwestern.

The Crusaders ended the Tigers’ 11-game winning streak with the win.

Alexander Lister and Sydney Sevrain both finished with nine points for the Tigers.

Northwestern drops to 14-2 overall (9-2 CL).

NORTHWESTERN

Betz 0-0-0-0, Mack 0-0-0-0, Motolese 0-0-0-0, Lister 4-1-4-9, Jones 0-0-0-0, Ledeboer 0-1-4-1, Sevrain 4-0-2-9, Hess 0-0-0-0, Sekerak 1-0-1-2, Christopher 3-2-2-8. TOTALS: 12-4-13-29.

NOTRE DAME GP

Medei 2-3-4-7, DeFranco 1-0-0-2, Wachter 1-0-0-3, Cooper 0-0-0-0, Santos 0-0-0-0, Bates 1-2-2-4, G. Hezel 0-0-0-0, Altmire 0-1-2-1, Murphy 8-13-15-29. TOTALS: 13-19-23-46.

Northwestern 3 13 2 11 - 29

NDGP 11 8 11 16 - 46

Three-pointers: NW – Sevrain 1; NDGP – Wachter 1.

Palmerton-Wilson

Wilson handed Palmerton a 52-44 Colonial League setback.

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BOYS BASKETBALL

Wilson-Palmerton

Wilson used a 24-point fourth quarter to post a 67-53 Colonial League victory over Palmerton.

Nate Dougherty netted 15 points for the Bombers, while Kody Kratzer and Justin Hosier followed with 13 and 12, respectively.

The Warriors’ Sam Brown netted a game-high 20 points.

Palmerton slides to 8-8 overall and 5-6 in the league.

WILSON

Javier 1-0-0-3, Glovas 0-0-0-0, Swiatek 6-0-0-14, Ghaleb 8-2-3-19, McKinney 1-0-0-2, Range 3-0-0-6, Hindmarch 1-1-2-3, Brown 9-2-2-20. TOTALS: 29-5-7-67.

PALMERTON

Christman 3-0-0-6, Kratzer 4-4-6-13, Young 0-0-0-0, King 0-0-0-0, Dougherty 6-1-2-15, Hosier 4-2-3-12, Buck 3-0-2-6, Silfies 0-1-2-1. TOTALS: 20-8-15-53

Wilson 9 15 19 24 - 67

Palmerton 11 8 19 15 - 53

Three-pointers: Wilson – Swiatek 2, Ghaleb 1, Javier 1; Palmerton – Dougherty 2, Hosier 2, Kratzer 1

Notre Dame-Northwestern

Four players scored in double figures as Notre Dame topped Northwestern 71-59 in Colonial League play.

Deven Bollinger netted 14 points for the Tigers, while Samuel Yadush contributed 11.

Northwestern slips to 7-8 overall (6-5 CL), while Notre Dame improves to 12-3 overall (9-2 CL).

NOTRE DAME GP

Baldo 5-1-2-12, Cunningham 4-5-7-13, Cornish 1-0-0-2, DeFoe 6-4-4-18, Omick 3-0-0-7. Boyle 5-3-6-14, Korpics 1-0-0-2, Campbell 0-0-0-0, Yurkovitch 1-1-1-3. TOTALS: 26-14-20-71.

NORTHWESTERN

Seyfried 1-0-1-2, Yadush 4-2-4-11, Bollinger 7-0-0-14, Thomas 3-1-2-7, Hallman 2-0-0-5, Snyder 4-0-0-8, Hebelka 2-0-2-4, McCann 2-0-0-6, Rebert 1-0-0-2, D. Holmes 0-0-0-0, Hagadus 0-0-0-0. TOTALS: 26-3-9-59.

NDGP 16 12 21 22 - 71

Northwestern 13 16 12 18 - 59

Three-pointers: NDGP – DeFoe 2, Omick 1, Blado 1, Boyle 1; NW – McCann 2, Hallman 1, Yadush 1.

WRESTLING

North Schuylkill-Tamaqua

Tamaqua posted a 41-27 win over North Schuylkill in Schuylkill League action.

Brandon Eberts (195), Joey Minehan (138), Khalid Holland (160) and Nate Wickersham (170) all had pins for the Blue Raiders.

Tamaqua 41, North Schuylkill 27

195 - Brandon Eberts (T) pinned Blake Olayo in 1:52; 220 - Joe Tinari (NS) dec. Alex Zeigler, 5-0; 285 - Bronson Strouse (T) dec. Ryan Weitz, 3-2; 106 - Aidan Engleman (NS) won by forfeit; 113 - Tyler Slotterback (NS) pinned Nick Wall in 3:17; 120 - Danny Grigas (NS) pinned Tyler Hazlett in 3:07; 126 - Gavin Locke (NS) dec. Randolph Steigerwalt, 9-5; 132 - Aaron Coccio (T) major dec. Ethan Miernicki, 9-0; 138 - Joey Minehan (T) pinned Ben Wolfe in 1:45; 145 - Caleb Sell (T) major dec. Chris Cutrona, 12-0; 152 - Dylan Edwards (NS) dec. Zach Fannock, 9-2; 160 - Khalid Holland (T) pinned Shawn Sosnoski in 2:27; 170 - Nate Wickersham (T) pinned Patrick Cooney in :24; 182 - Carson Krell (T) won by forfeit.

Liberty-Pleasant Valley

Liberty cruised to a 71-3 Eastern Pennsylvania Conference victory over Pleasant Valley.

Alexander Womack scored the Bears’ lone team points with a decision at 160 pounds.

Liberty 71, Pleasant Valley 3

138 - Travis Brown (L) pinned Dillon Anderson in 1:35; 145 - Jason Rezac (L) pinned Chris Tartamella in :46; 152 - Christian Reid (L) dec. Edward Iandoli, 9-3; 160 - Alexander Womack (PV) dec. Alexander Cruz, 5-1; 170 - Joshua Talijan (L) pinned Gavin Dorn in 4:00; 182 - Kevin Hennessy (L) pinned Chris Frable in 1:51; 195 - Damen Moyer (L) pinned Anthony Mazzella in 4:46; 220 - Jake Ahmad (L) won by forfeit; 285 - Jaden Freeman (L) won by forfeit; 106 - Connor Werner (L) pinned Everett Lata in 1:08; 113 - Tal-Reese Flemming (L) tech. fall Logan Segeda in 1:24. 16-0; 120 - Matt Maloney (L) pinned Hannah Hunter in :15; 126 - Mike Torres (L) tech. fall Tyler Fette in 2:03, 15-0; 132 - Niazi Ansar (L) major dec. Trevor Kibler, 11-2.

No. Lehigh-Pen Argyl

Pen Argyl topped Northern Lehigh 45-26 in a Colonial League match.

Josh Schaffer (285) and Joe Abidelli (152) had pins for the Bulldogs, while Damion Rodriguez (182) and Brenden Smay (106) both won by major decision.

Pen Argyl 45, Northern Lehigh 26

170 - No match; 182 - Damion Rodriguez (NL) maj. dec. Tyler Taylor, 14-6; 195 - Austin Ashenfelder (PA) won by forfeit; 220 - Dominic Bandle (NL) won by forfeit; 285 - Joshua Schaffer (NL) pinned Sean Ramsey in 3:57; 106 - Brenden Smay (NL) maj. dec. George Pultz, 11-3; 113 - Steve Klimek (PA) won by forfeit; 120 - Lucas Buskitk (PA) dec. Preston Bauer, 9-3; 126 - Jake Pultz (PA) pinned Nathan Ellen in :46; 132 - Lorenzo Reto (PA) pinned Trevor Amorim in 3:24; 138 - Dylan Ashenfelder (PA) won by forfeit; 145 - Alek Kessler (PA) won by forfeit; 152 - Joe Abidelli (NL) pinned Brilynd Madeya in 1:29; 160 - Gianna Reto (PA) won by forfeit

JR. HIGH BASKETBALL

9TH GRADE

Tamaqua-Jim Thorpe

Jim Thorpe came out on top with a 45-29 win over Tamaqua.

The Olympians’ Kaiden Herron finished with 22 points.

Parker Coleman led the Blue Raiders with 11 points.

Tamaqua-North Schuylkill

North Schuylkill knocked off Tamaqua for a 55-48 victory.

Joe Coleman recorded a game-high 15 points for the Blue Raiders, while Parker Coleman added 11.

Marian-Shenandoah

Marian defeated Shenandoah, 48-36.

Mason Gibson had 18 points and Matt Rehrig added 16 to lead the Colts.

8TH GRADE

Mahanoy Area-Panther Vy.

Panther Valley edged Mahanoy Area for a 36-29 win.

The Panthers’ Stephen Hood hit double figures with 10 points, while Brad Hood contributed nine points.

Weatherly-Lehighton

Lehighton rolled to a 46-29 victory over Weatherly.

Austin Hadley scored an Indians’ high of 12 points, while Ron Schmick added nine.

Ian McLaurin led the Wreckers with six points.

7TH GRADE

Mahanoy Area-Panther Vy.

Panther Valley ran away with a 52-23 win over Mahanoy Area.

The Panthers’ Stephen Hood scored a game-high 29 points, while Hayden Goida added 12.

Weatherly-Lehighton

Lehighton defeated Weatherly for a 46-20 win.

The Indians’ Joe Roth netted a game-high 18 points.

Jack James paced the Wreckers with 11 points.

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